The Pharmacy Technician II assists the pharmacist in preparing, distributing medications, performing sterile admixture compounding, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient records. The Pharmacy Technician II will work only under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist. Assists senior pharmacy technicians with their duties. Travels to the Satellite unit as needed.
Replenishes medications in emergency crash carts or floor stock areas accurately.
Prepares intravenous admixtures or other sterile products accurately.
Delivers medications and supplies to all patient care and satellite areas throughout the organization per established schedule.
Maintains adequate stock of medications and supplies according to established policies and procedures.
Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking, and storing pharmaceuticals and supplies in appropriate locations.
Identifies and replaces outdated and unusable drugs.
Restocks medication and IV dispensing areas accurately within specified time periods.
Prepackages bulk medications in unit dose packages accurately per established procedures.
Assists with annual inventory of pharmacy stock.
Contributes to the effective operation of the department.
Picks up orders, requisitions, and medications for return from patient care areas when on delivery rounds.
Enters medication charging requisitions into pharmacy computer system accurately.
Generates reports, pick lists, and labels as required.
Maintains logs, records, and other required documentation accurately. Files documentation in appropriate locations.
Prepares, completes, and transmits daily pharmaceutical procurement requisition to pharmaceutical wholesalers daily.
Participates in the quality improvement activities of the department.
Completes and documents all assigned medication storage area inspections at least monthly. Identifies and replaces outdated and unusable drugs.
Collects data, conducts quality monitors, and completes documentation as assigned.
Maintains competence required for current job title/position.
Maintains current technician registration with the State.
Maintains PTCB certification (or equivalent) and completes all continuing education requirements as required for renewal of CPhT designation.
Completes all competence/skills assessment requirements and participates in required training programs.
Pharmacy Technician Registration in accordance with the laws and regulations set forth by the State of Connecticut required at hire or within 2-weeks from hire OR Registered Pharmacy Intern License in accordance with the laws and regulations set forth by the State of Connecticut.
National certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) required.
High school diploma or equivalent required. College preferred.
One year institutional pharmacy technician experience required, three to four years institutional pharmacy technician experience preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows based computer software systems preferred.
Valid Connecticut driver’s license required.
Internal Number: 2754
About Hospital for Special Care
Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is the fourth largest, free-standing long-term acute care hospital in the U.S. and one of only two in the nation serving both adults and children. Located in New Britain and Hartford, we operate on a not-for-profit basis. We are recognized for advanced care and rehabilitation in pulmonary care, acquired brain injury, medically-complex pediatrics, neuromuscular disorders, spinal cord injury, comprehensive heart failure and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.